Bowood House and Gardens

Bowood House and Gardens, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0LZ

Tel: +44 (0)1249 812102

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Bowood’s Gardens & Grounds, Adventure Playground and Outdoor Den have re-opened. The Treehouse Cafe is open for takeaway. Bowood House hopes to re-open soon. Please check website and social media feeds for details of how to book.

Bowood House & Gardens is the home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne. Bowood offers a fantastic day out in Wiltshire for all the family. Famous for one of the UK’s most extensive Adventure Playgrounds, children are guaranteed the time of their lives. NEW for 2020, A new area focusing on fun activities for our intrepid under 7 and inquisitive under 4 visitors.

The whole family can relax in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, designed by ‘Capability’ Brown, offering a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade. Perfect for walks and exploring. Or, visit Bowood House, which hosts a wealth of unique items from Queen Victoria’s wedding chair to Napoleon’s death mask and an extensive art collection.

During the spring (mid April to early June) visit the stunning Woodland Gardens, a woodland oasis offering breath taking vistas of colour covering over 70 acres.

 

 

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Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2021 - 1 Nov 2021)

* Open daily between 11am and 6pm from April to November.

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Further Information

Accessibility

  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Treehouse Café and The Stables Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - NEW for 2020, A new area focusing on fun activities for our intrepid under 7 and inquisitive under 4 visitors & Soft Play Area

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Plentiful, on site & complimentary

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    400
  • Very Good
    223
  • Average
    98
  • Poor
    36
  • Terrible
    18

Recent Reviews:

  • Gabbystron
    Marlborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Rude, bullying groundsmen
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th November 2020
    Today at Bowood there was a very little man in his very little green truck with his very little dog, being rude to members of the public using the pathway, from the, Landsdowne pub entrance. Whilst... Read full review
  • F9067XWleeg
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Impressive
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 26th December 2020
    Stayed for Christmas 2020 with family from arrival to departure, Bowood staff made us feel so welcome. All staff members throughout were friendly and approachable, the restaurant was run so smoothly... Read full review
  • mikesP6928BY
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A must if you are visiting Wiltshire
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th May 2021
    Visited the woodland gardens. It was stunning!! The experience was great from the moment we arrived. Lots of parking & the lovely lady at the kiosk couldn’t have been more welcoming and helpful. The... Read full review

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